NBA Game Notes (May 20, 2023)
Here are the NBA game notes for games that were played on May 20, 2023.
Nuggets on the Brink
The Denver Nuggets are on the brink of their first NBA Finals appearance in franchise history, knocking off the Los Angeles Lakers 119-108 to take a commanding 3-0 lead in the Western Conference Finals. The Nuggets can close out the series in Los Angeles on Monday.
The Nuggets’ Jamal Murray scored a game-high 37 points, 30 of them coming in the first half. Murray shot 15-29 from the field, including 5-11 from 3-point range. He also contributed seven rebounds, six assists, and two steals while committing just one turnover.
Murray became just the third player in NBA history to record at least 30 points, five rebounds, and five assists in each of the first three games of a conference finals, joining Tim Duncan (2003 WCF) and LeBron James (2015 ECF).
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